Chelsea Green Publishing

Sprig the Rescue Pig

Pages:40 pages
Book Art:Full-color illustrations throughout
Size: 8 x 10 inch
Publisher:Stone Pier Press
Hardcover: 9780998862309
Pub. Date March 15, 2018

Sprig the Rescue Pig

By Leslie Crawford
Illustrated by Sonja Stangl

Availability: Available for Pre Order

Hardcover

Available Date:
March 01, 2018

$17.99

Inspired by true events, an uplifting story about a little pig who changes his life by taking one giant leap--a picture book for ages 5-8.

First there was Wilbur, a spider’s best friend, in Charlotte’s Web. Then there was Babe. Now there’s Sprig, another winning pig who has it all, charm, smarts, and good looks - as he’d be the first to tell you.

The day we meet Sprig, he’s on a truck jam-packed with pigs hurtling towards what he senses is a grim fate. Suddenly, the truck stops, and Sprig catches a whiff of something utterly delicious. He decides he must have it.

And that is why, moments later, he finds himself taking a flying leap off the truck.

The pig-centered adventure tale that follows takes a few surprise turns as our hero explores a scrumptious new world that includes rich forest-y smells, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and a girl named Rory.

Inspired by the true story of a feisty swine who escapes a delivery truck and ends up at an animal sanctuary, this gently humorous tale introduces kids to an intelligent, inquisitive, and very appealing pig. Sprig the Rescue Pig is the first children's book in our series on farm animals--a perfect gift for young animal lovers.

 

REVIEWS AND PRAISE

"May Sprig help people to see what wonderful individuals pigs truly are."–Sy Montgomery, author of The Good Good Pig, Tamed & Untamed, and The Soul of an Octopus

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Leslie Crawford

A journalist and editor for more than twenty years, Leslie Crawford has primarily written about health and education. It was thanks to her 12-year-old daughter Molly, who has never met an animal she doesn’t like, that Leslie developed an interest in writing about animals. Leslie lives in San Francisco with her two children, six chickens, five foster pigeons, and a bearded dragon lizard named Georgia.

AUTHOR VIDEOS

Introducing: Sprig the Rescue Pig!

This children's book is the first in a series aimed at teaching compassion for animals. Sprig, a sprightly little pig, goes on an epic adventure and shows readers how intelligent and social pigs really are.

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